Since living in New York, I've heard many friends rave about the Spinach Artichoke pizza at Artichoke. All of them said that they'd enjoyed the pizza after clubbing or bar-hopping. I figured I'd try it because I do love spinach artichoke and pizza. Unfortunately, I was a little disappointed.
The East Village branch only offers takeout. There's a bench outside the store that we sat at to eat though.
Spinach Artichoke Pizza, $4.50: A giant slice of very rich and creamy pizza. The first few bites were delightful, but the the richness was too much after that. Even though it's a thick crust pizza, I feel like such an intense flavor needs to have a higher ratio of crust to topping. I think I'll stick to California Pizza Kitchen's spinach artichoke dip and chips for now.
Artichoke Basille's is open very late. It's probably a great joint after a night out, but not so much for a mid-day meal.
328 East 14th Street (between 1st & 2nd Avenues)
New York, NY 10003
Phone number: (212)228-2004
The other locations:
111 MacDougal Street
New York, NY 10012
Phone number: (646)278-6100
(Offers dining-in option)
114 10th Avenue (between Avenue of the Americas & 17th Street)
New York, NY
Phone number: (212)792-9200
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